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Today’s News

89-year-old Donegal man becomes Ireland's oldest councillor after election win

Ian McGarvey, who will turn 89 in July, fought a close battle to keep his seat

Lynn Ruane: An inspirational school project reminds us of our shared humanity

I find it obscene that Ireland is dragging its feet rather than creating an environment where families torn apart by war can start a new life, writes Senator Lynn Ruane.

Liveblog: All to play for as battles loom in European election results

Stick with us as we bring you the latest updates all evening and into the night.

PSNI appeal to two women reportedly sexually assaulted in Derry to contact police

The PSNI said two women may have been assaulted outside a music festival in the early hours of Saturday.

Brilliantly basic: Delicious Italian-inspired dinners with 3 ingredients or less

Two killed and 29 injured as 'devastating' tornado tears through US mobile home park

The tornado struck El Reno, near Oklahoma City, on Saturday night.

Taoiseach says general election 'not a prospect in the next couple of days or weeks'

Leo Varadkar said he has no plans call into Aras an Uachtarain in the next couple of days.

Brendan Howlin dismisses leadership concerns and says he wants to 'work together' with the Greens

The Labour leader said he is ‘not at all disappointed’ with his party’s result.

Who is my local councillor? Here is a list of all the seats filled so far

A comprehensive list of everyone who has nabbed a seat.


Housing activists protest Eoghan Murphy at RDS for second time in two days

Housing minister Eoghan Murphy faced a similar protest at the RDS yesterday.

Explainer: Why is Facebook allowing a doctored video of 'drunk' US Speaker Nancy Pelosi to stay online?

The social media giant has been criticised after altered footage of Pelosi was posted online this week.

Irish Bishops say people who voted for repeal 'may not be entirely happy with their choice’ one year on

Today marks exactly one year since the result of the referendum was announced

Liveblog: Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael securing majority of votes as Sinn Féin takes a hit

There is still a long way to go before the end of the election.

This grand €1m Wicklow residence comes with its own top-floor luxury suite

German jews warned by top anti-semitism official over wearing traditional kippah cap in public

In issuing the warning, he said he had “alas, changed my mind (on the subject) compared to previously.”

Three French IS members sentenced to death in Iraq

The three men have 30 days to appeal the sentence.

Dublin set to get its first 24-hour bus service

The 41 route should be running round the clock by the end of the year, the NTA has said.

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar to speak to Maria Bailey over dropped swing claim against Dublin hotel

The TD dropped her case against the hotel following controversy over it this week.

Have you seen missing 14-year-old Julija Nedilskaja?

Julija was last seen leaving her school on Taylors Hill, Galway on Friday.

From The42 Ireland's Sean O'Brien has been ruled out of the World Cup Cruel

Ireland's Sean O'Brien has been ruled out of the World Cup

The 32-year-old will undergo hip surgery and miss six months of action.

From The42 As It Happened: Galway v Wexford, Kildare v Longford - Sunday GAA match tracker Updates

As It Happened: Galway v Wexford, Kildare v Longford - Sunday GAA match tracker

We’re in for another busy Sunday of provincial action.

Fianna Fáil candidate (20) 'not making promises' as he becomes one of Ireland's youngest councillors

Albert Dolan was elected on the first count at around 1.30am this morning.

Councillor who told undercover reporter he wanted 'loads of money' is re-elected

Hugh McElvaney has now been elected to Monaghan County Council for the tenth successive time.

Three members of Healy-Rae family elected to Kerry County Council

The Healy-Rae family have seen a 19-election streak of wins.

Man (30s) killed in morning collision in Co Wexford

The two-vehicle collision happened at around 8.30am.

Man arrested after €221,000 worth of drugs seized from property in Dublin

The seizure was made at around 9.30pm on Saturday.

From The42 'Garry Ringrose's school bought a horse. It won so he's just upgraded houses!' J Lowe

'Garry Ringrose's school bought a horse. It won so he's just upgraded houses!'

James Lowe was an effervescent presence once again as Leinster won the Pro14 last night.

Rod Stewart pays tribute to footballer Liam Miller at Páirc Uí Chaoimh concert

At the concert he posted pictures of various Celtic heroes with a image of Miller.

Tributes paid to off-duty garda after 'tragic' death off Wexford Coast

Ceann Comhairle Séan Ó Fearghaíl paid tribute to Garda David Hearne.

Counting underway in Westmeath after ballot papers went missing yesterday

It’s still unclear why delivery of the ballot papers was delayed.

Gardaí seek public's help tracing missing Dublin man

Gerard Taylor (55) has been missing from his Sandyford home since yesterday.

Motorcyclist (26) dies after collision with tractor in Co Meath

Gardaí were called to the scene of the crash at Balrath Cross in Kells yesterday afternoon.

Poll: Did climate change influence how you voted in the elections? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Did climate change influence how you voted in the elections?

The Green Party is having a positive election result.

Michael Gove enters the race to become Tory party leader

Gove joins an already crowded race to become Tory leader.

It's a Yes: Ireland has voted resoundingly to pass the divorce referendum

An overwhelming 82% of the electorate voted in favour of changing divorce references in the Constitution.

Sitdown Sunday: Is modern life poisoning you?

Settle back in a comfy chair and sit back with some of the week’s best longreads.

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